The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 122 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +5
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 20 36 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 1.68% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.80% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +97.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.29 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +77.07%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2832 1998 2862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.13% 93.32% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1851 1220 1726
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 134 198
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
DBA
England

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -22 4 £415 +14.48% 3
Devon -9 3 £400 - 1
Wiltshire -9 3 £408 -4.11% 5
Gloucestershire -17 3 £425 +13.33% 2
Somerset - 3 £376 -
Dorset -10 1 £338 -11.76% 1
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England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 64 (80.00%) Oracle
2 58 (72.50%) SQL
3 54 (67.50%) Oracle Database
4 53 (66.25%) SQL Server
5 42 (52.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (51.25%) Security Cleared
7 36 (45.00%) SC Cleared
8 35 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 33 (41.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 31 (38.75%) Performance Tuning
11 29 (36.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 27 (33.75%) Data Guard
12 27 (33.75%) SLA
13 25 (31.25%) T-SQL
13 25 (31.25%) Oracle RMAN
14 23 (28.75%) SQL Server 2005
15 21 (26.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (23.75%) Clustering
17 16 (20.00%) Linux
17 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 14 (17.50%) Oracle RAC
19 11 (13.75%) Windows
20 10 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
21 9 (11.25%) Risk Analysis
21 9 (11.25%) Statistics
21 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
22 8 (10.00%) Replication
22 8 (10.00%) UNIX
22 8 (10.00%) RDBMS
22 8 (10.00%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.25%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.25%) Summit
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) SAN
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (67.50%) Oracle Database
2 53 (66.25%) SQL Server
3 42 (52.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 33 (41.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 29 (36.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (28.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (26.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (10.00%) RDBMS
11 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
12 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (3.75%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (3.75%) MySQL
14 3 (3.75%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
15 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.50%) PVCS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) Middleware
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.50%) WebCenter
3 2 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Clustering
2 9 (11.25%) Statistics
2 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.25%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) Windows
3 8 (10.00%) UNIX
4 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.25%) Solaris
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (11.25%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (8.75%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (8.75%) ITIL
4 5 (6.25%) Migration
4 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (5.00%) Database Security
5 4 (5.00%) Service Management
5 4 (5.00%) BPEL
5 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.75%) Validation
6 3 (3.75%) Performance Testing
6 3 (3.75%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.75%) ETL
6 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.75%) High Availability
7 2 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 58 (72.50%) SQL
2 25 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.25%) Perl
3 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.50%) C
4 2 (2.50%) PHP
4 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.25%) AWK
5 1 (1.25%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 41 (51.25%) Security Cleared
2 36 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) Degree
5 3 (3.75%) OCP
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.25%) OCA
6 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (33.75%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.25%) QA
4 1 (1.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 25 (31.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (17.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (33.75%) Data Guard
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 64 (80.00%) Oracle
2 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.00%) Sybase
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) Hyperion
4 3 (3.75%) Siebel
5 2 (2.50%) Sun
6 1 (1.25%) Open Text
6 1 (1.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) Kalido
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Informatica
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Orgtel
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago